Alexandra Barber is a doctoral graduate student in the School Psychology program area. She received a BA in Psychology from Amherst College where she studied the adverse outcomes of experiencing race and gender-based microaggressions on students of color. At UW–Madison she is advised by Dr. Katie Eklund. Her research interests include examining the factors that make internalizing disorder interventions successful for diverse students, and the accommodations needed in schools to ensure that they are tailored to diverse needs. She is also interested in how cultural competency trainings for teachers and administrators result in meaningful positive change for students.